Human genes for Rett syndrome
Rett syndrome [DOID:1206]
A pervasive developmental disease that is a neurological and developmental disorder that mostly occurs in females and is caused_by a mutation on the MECP2 gene on the X chromosome. Infants with Rett syndrome seem to grow and develop normally at first, but then stop developing and even lose skills and abilities.
Synonyms: Rett syndrome, DOID:1206, Rett disease, Rett disorder, cerebroatrophic hyperammonemia ...